Hi. I went to school to learn to work on computers for two years so I might know something. Check the RAM. The memory that goes in the computer. I'm NOT talking about the hard drive, or flash memory. These are the long chips that plug into the motherboard (mainboard) inside. One of the things that happens when memory goes out is NOTHING like you're getting. If you can get ahold of a known good chip and replace the chip in the computer with the good one and the computer comes to life, that's the problem. Which computer is it.
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Re: acer computer wont trun on
My name is ArmyMason, I think I have an answer for you. You seem to have one of two issues, the most likely issue you are experiencing with your Acer is a bad Power Supply. The only fan you are hearing is the Power Supply fan and no beeps its the Power Supply. If its was the fan on the processor you heard it could mean the Processor is bad. If this is a brand new computer I would most likely put my money on it being the Power Supply. A relativity cheap fix.
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So if I understand you correctly when you turn it on you get the oraange light on the front, the sound of the fans turning but no beep and no video output?
If this is correct then you likely have a POST problem (Power On Self Test), the beep you normally hear is conformation that the computer has passed the POST correctly - if you no longer have the POST beep then I suggest you look up your motherboard manual for more info but the basic check is to confirm all the cables and drives are well connected, the RAM is fully and correctly inserted. If you have recently added any new devices to your computer (graphics card or RAM etc) then remove this and see if the POST problem goes away. You may also find in your motherboard manual something labeled CMOS Clear - this will be a jumper (little pins sticking out) of the motherboard which is essentially a reset for the BIOS which may help rule out an issue in the BIOS config.
Does it come with any beep sound, because beep sound clarify the fault. Check it by the way.
The list is given below.
No Beeps Short, No power, Bad CPU/MB, Loose Peripherals One Beep Everything is normal and Computer POSTed fine Two Beeps POST/CMOS Error One Long Beep, One Short Beep Motherboard Problem One Long Beep, Two Short Beeps Video Problem One Long Beep, Three Short Beeps Video Problem Three Long Beeps Keyboard Error Repeated Long Beeps Memory Error Continuous Hi-Lo Beeps CPU Overheating
well if it wont display anything that means the chipset has been damaged somehow my hp pavilion did the same thing and i had to buy a new graphics card try opening up the computer and have a look if you see heat sinks in a square without a fan that will be the chipset smell it if it smells like burnt plastic it needs replacing
The beeps are telling you there is a hardware failure (POST). The number and length of beeps will give a better indication as to what has failed. Write back with that info and someone on this web site will interpret this for you.